How To Grow Lupins

Lupins provide candles of flower in May and their peppery scent seems to lure in Bumble Bees. Lupins are tap-rooted members of the pea family and therefore difficult to divide into many pieces. They are not long lived, they may last for seven or eight years – they make up for this by setting a lot of seeds, although the […]

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Clematis ‘Madame Julia Correvon’

David Wilson explains how this beautiful, easy to grow flowering vine, is ideal for decorating arbors, archways, fences, trellis and scrambling through other larger growing shrubs. Find out about its natural resistance to diseases and how this old time favourite will put on a spectactular display with its abundant bright red flowers.

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